Come Home Brother JohnsonCategory: Johnson Brothers StrawberryScott Oakley began playing the piano at a young age, attended Berklee College of Music, then matriculated New England Conservatory of Music in Boston in 1978, Deans List. While at the New England Conservatory he studied with Jaki Byard, George Russell, and composition with Tom McKinley. Charles Banacos was the major influence when it came to jazz piano instruction outside of school, and Madame Chaloff shared her insights about the Russian Piano Technique. After freelancing in Boston and New York, Scott took a day job while continuing to write and play. During that time 5 records were released: Raphaels Revenge in 86, The Friendship House CD in 90, Yule Be Diggin This in 93, Come Home Brother Johnson in 96, and Doberman Attack in 99. During the past decade The Scott Oakley Trio has performed numerous concert and club dates including a 3 year memorable stint at Raphaels in Portland Maine.